Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Agriculture and Water Resources Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Agriculture and Water Resources Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

(Agriculture and Water Resources)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend and repeal various Acts administered by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 4

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          4

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992                  4

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                       5

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997                                               6

Biosecurity Act 2015                                                                                                    7

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                          7

Fisheries Administration Act 1991                                                                           7

Fisheries Management Act 1991                                                                               8

Illegal Logging Prohibition Act 2012                                                                    13

Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989                                  13

Water Amendment (Review Implementation and Other Measures) Act 2016 14

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                       15

Australian Meat and Live-stock Industry Act 1997                                             15

Dairy Produce Act 1986                                                                                            15

Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2007         15

Sugar Research and Development Services Act 2013                                         16

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                           17

Part 1—Repeals                                                                                                               17

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment (Removing Re-approval and Re-registration) Act 2014                                                                                                                                        17

Australian Meat and Live-stock Corporation Amendment Act 1990               17

Export Inspection Charges Collection Act 1985                                                 17

Export Inspection (Establishment Registration Charges) Act 1985                 17

Export Inspection (Quantity Charge) Act 1985                                                    17

Export Inspection (Service Charge) Act 1985                                                      18

National Residue Survey (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992                       18

National Residue Survey Levies Regulations (Validation and Commencement of Amendments) Act 1999   18

Quarantine (Validation of Fees) Act 1985                                                            18

Rural Adjustment Act 1992                                                                                       18

Wool International Act 1993                                                                                   18

Wool International Privatisation Act 1999                                                          18

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                     19

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997                                                      19

Part 3—Saving and transitional provisions                                                       20

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend and repeal various Acts administered by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Agriculture and Water Resources Legislation Amendment Act 2016 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 to 52

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, items 53 and 54

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 9 to the Regulatory Powers (Standardisation Reform) Act 2016 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 55 to 57

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2017; and

(b) the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.